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Román Hernández
Alumni and Friends

Attorney and science alum awarded Alumni Legacy Award for civil rights advocacy

Román D. Hernández (’92), an alumnus of the College of Science, received the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Legacy Award on the occasion of the 39th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Oregon State University.

Graphic showing pulsar light traveling to Earth amid a sea of gravitational waves.
News

Gravitational wave search finds hopeful new clue

An international team, which includes Oregon State graduate and undergraduate students, has gotten closer than ever before to detecting evidence of supermassive black holes.  

Stegastochlidus saraemcheana, a species of cylindrical bark beetle sitting in yellow amber.
Integrative Biology

Master of disguise is new genus and species of cylindrical bark beetle

A resemblance to moss, lichens and fungi made for fantastic cover by a new genus and species of cylindrical bark beetle described by biologist George Poinar Jr.

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Faculty and Staff

Grants to boost advances in mental health and cancer research

Two interdisciplinary teams received funding to pursue promising leads in mental health and cancer research.

Dee Denver standing in front of grass and brick wall.
Integrative Biology

Unexpected harmonies: Templeton award energizes Denver’s exploration of science and Buddhist connections

Evolutionary biologist Dee Denver explores the impact on advancing scientific knowledge by continuously applying fresh perspectives.

Valviloculus pleristaminis.
Integrative Biology

New flower from 100 million years ago brings fresh holiday beauty to 2020

Emeritus Biology Professor George Poinar Jr., has identified a spectacular new genus and species of flower from the mid-Cretaceous period.

Katherine Ganio smiling
Alumni and Friends

Meet a Science Grad: Katherine Ganio

Meet Katherine Ganio, 2009 biochemistry & biophysics alumna and research fellow at the University of Melbourne.

Steven Kurtz in a doctor coat and stethoscope
Alumni and Friends

Meet a Science Grad: Steven Kurtz

Meet Steven Kurtz, BioHealth Sciences alumnus who is studying to become a physician assistant and extreme sports enthusiast.

Professional photo of Theodore Zavalas in a suit
Alumni and Friends

Meet a Science Grad: Theodore Zava

Meet Theodore Zava, 2009 biology graduate and research associate at ZRT Laboratory.

Stanley Yu smiling in front of a gray background
Alumni and Friends

Meet a Science Grad: Stanley Yu

Meet College of Science alumnus Stanley Yu, biology major and owner of Teapresso Bars in Hawaii. 

Scott Clark in front of a wood fence background
Alumni and Friends

Meet a Science Grad: Scott Clark

Meet Scott Clark, 2008 physics, mathematics and computational physics major. He is currently the CEO and co-founder of SigOpt, Inc.

Kaelie Spencer smiling in front of green and black background
Alumni and Friends

Meet a Science Grad: Kaelie Spencer

Meet alumna Kaelie Spencer, 2016 Zoology major and aquarist at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.